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More Campers Leaving Burning Fires

August 22, 2016
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More Campers Leaving Burning Fires

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Forest Service officials are concerned about the increase of abandoned campfires found in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.  Firefighters say they’ve found more than 200 abandoned campfires and more than 50 fires that have escaped fire pits so far this fire season.  They urge campers to be extra careful when...

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Rabid Bats Found In UT County

August 22, 2016
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Rabid Bats Found In UT County

(Utah County, UT)  —  Health officials are warning people in Utah County to avoid wild animals after confirming two cases of humans exposed to rabies.  That’s after identifying the virus found in two bats tested in the area.  They urge anyone coming in contact with a bat not to touch, hit or destroy it. ...

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UT Students Performing Better In Math, Science

August 22, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  School kids in Utah are performing better in science and math, but about the same in English.  New data from SAGE test results compiled by the state Board of Education shows math proficiency for grades three through 12 this year increased from 45 to 47 percent.  For science, it...

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Game Of Thrones’ Hodor Will DJ

August 17, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — Hodor from “Game of Thrones” is coming to Salt Lake City. Kristian Nairn plays a part-giant on the HBO series, and will DJ at “Rave of Thrones” tonight. The fantasy and EDM event will start at the Complex at 8p.m. The event is open to people 18 or older.

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Two Teens Dead In Head-On Crash

August 17, 2016
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(Eagle Mountain, UT) — A couple of teens are dead from a head-on car crash in Eagle Mountain. Police say a Ford truck drifted over the center lane on SR-73 and crashed into a Ford Focus overnight. Two 18-year-old’s inside the Ford Focus were killed on impact, despite wearing seat belts. The truck driver...

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Poll: Summer Olympics More Popular Than Winter

August 16, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A new poll shows that people are more interested in the Summer Olympics than Winter Olympics.  According to K-S-L-T-V, 72-percent of voters prefer the Summer games.  Gymnastics, swimming and beach volleyball were voted the top three most popular sports to watch.  More than six-thousand people participated in the poll,...

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Blood Test Determines Pre-term Delivery

August 16, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Health officials say a Salt Lake City company created a test that can determine early delivery.  Sera Prognostics says they can predict the chance of a pre-term delivery based off of protein in the blood.  The women’s healthcare company tests expectant mother’s blood around the 20th week of pregnancy. ...

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Man Accused Of Double Murder Will Go To Trial

August 16, 2016
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(Manti, UT)  —  A Fairview man accused of killing an elderly couple will stand trial.  Logan McFarland waived a preliminary hearing today and will be arraigned in a couple of months.  Police say McFarland is charged with two counts of capital murder for the 2011 killings of Leroy and Dorothy Fullwood in their Mount...

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New Trial Scheduled For Former AG John Swallow

August 12, 2016
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New Trial Scheduled For Former AG John Swallow

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A new trial is scheduled for former Utah Attorney General John Swallow who’s facing corruption charges.  A judge last week threw out a motion to have the case dismissed.  A judge today set a trial date for February 7th.  Swallow has pleaded not guilty to charges including money laundering,...

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Man With Murder Conviction Overturned Wants Release

August 12, 2016
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Man With Murder Conviction Overturned Wants Release

(Orem, UT)  —  An Orem man wants out of jail after a recent overturning of his murder conviction.  Conrad Mark Truman was convicted of murder and obstruction of justice two years ago in the death of 25-year-old Heidy Truman.  A judge ruled last week the 34-year-old can have a new trial because jurors relied...

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